Lindokuhle Nkosi

Lindokuhle Nkosi, a writer from South Africa whose work textual work often merges with installation and performance. She has written for Mahala, Chimurenga, Africa Is A Country, City Press, Elephant Magazine, Red Bulletin, and Timeslive, and she has curated exhibitions and projects at galleries and in the public space. While floating across different genres – journalistic, reflective, experimental – her work is consistently insightful, rich in textures, and engaged with realities.

Miriam Makeba: 9 passports, no pass

In this poetic commentary on Dathini Mzayiya’s video portrait of Miriam Makeba, Lindokuhle Nkosi inscribes moments of death, spiritual calling, sorrow and exile born by Makeba, during her singular and passionate life

What we talk about when we talk about Caster Semenya

Semenya's fight tells us much about how the world sees black women, especially as they compete for gold.

Worming into the guts of the unseen

The exhibition ‘Options’ is a search by artist Nolan Oswald Dennis for humanity

Music casts light on Isandlwana

A historian is providing a new take on a battle that still rages on today over fact and fiction

But some of us are brave

Athi-Patra Ruga’s 'Queens in Exile'is on at Whatiftheworld Gallery in Cape Town on. Writer Lindokuhle Nkosi contributes to Ruga's monography

Blooming from where you once bled

Black Love is Radical Empathy. It is decoloniality in praxis. It is critical compassion.

Curling lips, speaking tongues — Thandiswa Mazwai in tune at 40

Poet and singer Thandiswa Mazwai talks about intensity, integrity and sitting at the feet of your master

​Where does it hurt?

The first day of the third Black Portraitures conference featured a panel titled “ Our Lives as Theory: LGBTQI & African… remixed".

​But why are their boobs out?

There’s a proud history of women using their bodies as ‘weapons’ of protest that predates #FeesMustFall.

Thundercat and the unidentified H.E.R. in this week’s The Lists

The Lists this week were compiled by M&G contributor Lindokuhle Nkosi

Dineo Seshee Bopape: The madness of the holes in the whole

The South African performance artist explores madness, myths and mirrors in her first solo exhibition in the United States.

The Tarot will teach you

Meditations on art and healing.

Press Releases

Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

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